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'Walden' for the 21st Century

'Walden' for the 21st Century

April 2, 2010

Can a man who once refused the gift of a doormat — because, as he wrote, "It's best to avoid the beginnings of evil" — continue to inspire people in how to live simply?

The answer is yes, but with stipulations, said scholar Lawrence Buell at a Harvard lecture last week (March 25).

Harvard Divinity Today, Spring 2010

Harvard Divinity Today, Spring 2010

April 1, 2010

In this issue:

News From Around the School; Faculty Appointment; Celebrating a Green Campus; Career Services; The Other Side of Disaster; Dean's Distinguished Service Award

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'Doing Justice to Life': A Conversation With Social Anthropologist Michael D. Jackson

'Doing Justice to Life': A Conversation With Social Anthropologist Michael D. Jackson

March 17, 2010

Michael D. Jackson has been Distinguished Visiting Professor of World Religions at Harvard Divinity School since 2005. The author of numerous books of anthropology, including the prizewinning Paths Toward a Clearing, At Home in the World, and The Politics of Storytelling, he has also published three novels and six books of poetry.

Islamic Treasures a Click Away

Islamic Treasures a Click Away

February 18, 2010

The Islamic Heritage Project, a unique and extensive collection of Harvard’s vast Islamic material is now easily accessible through the Internet.